Here’s your dose of Five Amazing NBA Stats Of The Day:
1. Tom Chambers and Antawn Jamison
What does the two former All-Stars and high-scorers have in common? They might be the only 20,000-point scorers in the NBA that may never see the Hall of Fame.
Bonus: Chambers is the first-ever unrestricted free agent in league history
2. Regarding the latest NBA rule change…
Adam Silver says they’ve calculated that Hack-a rule changes will reduce 45% of away-from-play fouls.
— Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) July 13, 2016
3. Tyler Ulis, 9.5:1
The 5-foot-9, second-round pick has been incredibly efficient with an 9.5:1 assist-to-turnover ratio. In three Summer League games, the Kentucky product has 19 assists and 2 TO’s so far, to go along with 16 steals.
4. When will Kevin Garnett retire?
Nothing of the sort was announced and thus, barring any extreme circumstance, we are set to see KG play in 2016-17,marking the first time in NBA history one player appears in 22 seasons. Robert Parish and Kevin Willis both had 21 before their retirement.
5. TD, you will be missed.
Not only did Tim Duncan lead the Spurs to the playoffs in each of his 19 seasons, TD had a 20 PER in 18 of those 19.